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targeted for several high profile hacking attempts in the united states. >>> u.n. inspectors missed an important deadline in dismantling syria's quepts program, they were unable to reach two of the 23 locations because of security reasons. they are currently destroying equipment used to manufacture the weapons. the inspectors didn't say exactly the if syrian rebels or the government were responsible, just that they are still negotiating access. the syrian government has agreed to destroy or remove its entire stockpile by 2014. the first report contains new details about the extent of the country's chemical weapons program based on information the syrian government provided to the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons. syria says it has 24 facilities at 23 locations around the country. 2.3 million pounds, 230 unfilled chemical bombs in stork storming. syria has agreed to remove all of this by mid 2014, william butler is a former weapons inspector in iraq. ambassador good to see you. >> good to see you john. >> you've read this report, what stands out to you? >> what st
, by not takingun of the non-permanent seat did on the u.n. security council. and, two, by deciding to not take part in certain diplomatic and military operations with the u.s. where these things would normally happen otherwise. so this is a chance for saudis to express concerns to kerry, not just about syria but also about iran. the saudis are very concerned about the iranians trying to assume a greater role in regional politics, and it doesn't want to be pushed out. so kerry has to go with listening to these concerns, trying to placate the saudis as best he can. >>> in syria, government forces tried to quell much government controlled areas. assad's regime has tried to secure that area from months. video shows thick smoke. al jazeera cannot verify these videos. more than 100,000 people have been killed since that war began two and a half years ago. >>> meanwhile, another area of syria, a giant bronze statue of jesus has managed to end the violence, albeit briefly. government forces and reynolds stopped fighting for three days so the 40 foot statute could be erected. a london based foundation has b
say the syrian government disclosed 23 chemical weapon sites. the head of the opcw u.n. team said that the country has been cooperative. >> we have had good meetings with the syrian government, there's continued strong cooperation with the secretary-general and the director of opcw. we build on this. we have one shared goal - the elimination of the program, which is of benefit to all and the syrian people. >> not all are convinced, as evidenced on abc's "this week", in syria the chemical weapons are catalogued, inspectors are in there finding and putting a stop to the program. >> we'll see. i'm a sceptic, like a lot of others are. i know friends in the region are worried. >> syria is believed to possess around 1,000 met rig tonnes of chemical weapons, including mustard gas and sarin, which they denied for years. they deny any involvement in the august 21st chemical weapons attack that killed 1,400 people there. under threat of u.s. military action rush abrokered a deal with the united states for sir why to destroy their stockpiles. it is complicated and it's not decided how or whe
. >> there has not been a mass casualty here in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. >> the head of the n.s.a. defiantly defending the spy agency. the general says gathering intelligence around the world is critical and helps to keep america safe from terrorists. >> the war raging in syria claiming some surprising new victims. children are being diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care. >> it is reported that at 8:58 p.m., a huge object believing to be a meteor right fell on a farm. >> 75 years ago, martians innovated the planet or people listening to the radio thought they did. a look back at the war of the world broadcast that caused widespread panic across the country. >> good morning. welcome to aljazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. >> good to have you with us on this wednesday. two hours from now, the health and human services secretary will testify. >> many are saying she should be fired. >> kathleen see bellous will be asked to explain the failure of the health care website. we have more on what she might say today. >> good morning. you know, kathl
from the u.n. general assembly calling for right to privacy on the internet. a draft could be circulated later this week. i talked to al jazeera's national security advisory faisa patel. >> there is embarrassment right now, the socialist government is way, way down in the polls. so the notion that the french government has no control over its destiny that it can't protect itself even against american spying doesn't play well with the elect ral rat. >> faisa do they have a right to be outraged? >> i think so. you have to put this in the context of, parting of ways between europe and the united states, the drone issue being another one just last week, in the u.n. general assembly, there was a big debate about drones and there you had many european countries joining with third world countries to express concern about drones. i think there's also this general sense that maybe the americans have just gone too far in their quest for security and i think that's also part of the equation here. >> but when it comes to the spying how does that rank on the evils of the united states?
at the white house today. the meeting came on the heels of a u.n. report that said that nearly a thousand iraqis died during violence in october. let's go to mike viqueira at the white house, mike, tell us about that meeting today. what was the prime minister asking for? >> reporter: well, he's asking for weapons. he's asking for american weapons systems to fight the violence that he and the white house lay squarely at the feet of taliban. there are some who say no,al maliki is response as well involving the sunniy shiite and kurd violence. more than 7,000 iraqi versus died in violence over the course of this year alone, that's an estimated figure. al maliki asked for weapons systems to help. >> throughout this discussion the main theme was tha theme wai communicated to the prime minister that anything that we can do to help bring about that more hopeful future for iraq is something that we want to work on. welcome, mr. prime minister, thank you so much for coming. >> the white house saying again today which should be clear to everyone there is going to be no more american troops on the g
people for nothing and arrest people and make them disappear. >> the world's largest u.n. peacekeeping forces - they have been helping the government fight m23. the u.n. hasn't managed to stop atrocities in the 14 years since it's been here, but will find out what happened. >> translation: we know that bodies have been found in the area. the area had been controlled by m23 and has been taken by the army a few days ago. on the u.n. side we are forming a team that will investigate. from the results we'll tell you what we discovered. >> the government says it's investigating, but war crimes are common. the full story may not be uncovered. >> the suspect in friday's shooting at los angeles international airport was able to answer critical questions after he was shot. law enforcement officials said paul ciancia said a friend dropped him at the airport, but he acted alone. paul ciancia killed a t.s.a. employee and four others. >> older americans are against proposals that would cut social security benefits. 60% of americans 50 and older do not want the government to change how it determines
a crucial deadline. >> the next deadline is just a few weeks away. a former u.n. weapons investigator tells us about the challenges facing the syrian team. >> the vatican sends out a worldwide survey, catholic bishops polled on issues such as bird control and gay marriage. >> salmon are booming in numbers that haven't been seen in a century. how people have stepped in to help this once-threatened species. >> shock in the nfl's thursday night football game. the locally dolphins managed to upend the division leader, all up next in sports. (vo) tonight ... >> does the nsa collect any type of data on millions of americans? >> no sir. (vo) fault lines investigates what it's like to live under the watchful eye of the nsa. >> they know everything that you do, everything that you think, everything that you fear. they know how to manipulate and control you. the state has all the power. >> we have done more to destroy our way of life than the terrorists could ever have done. >> a senator under investigation and only al jazeera america is there. uncovering the corruption opening the files... >> are yo
, council of europe, the u.n. and they keep doing it. there hasn't been no political way to address the demands of romas. >> reporter: the city councilor in rome said she wants to end segregation through integration. >> we need to learn to live together. their reputation as kno momads e observe sow least. >> keep calling this camp home. >> the pope who makes a new friend. check him out. he just won't leave his side. to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >> returning to our top story health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius just wrapped up her testimony on capitol hill. she was answering questions about problems with the healthcare exc
for a year, and has been taken by the army a few days ago. on the u.n. side we are forming a team which will investigate. and from the results we'll tell you what was discovered. >> the government is investigating two. war crimes are common. the full story may never be uncovered. >> in northern yemen 58 people died in violent clashes between shia and sunni muslim groups. it began in the damaj province. fighting cast a shadow over reconciliation process. >> the leaders of serbia and kosovo are coming together hoping to bridge ethnic divisions during an election. not everyone is on board with the idea. >> for the people of kosovo, casting a ballot represents more than determining a winner. it's the first time polls covering the territory of kosovo has been organised by the government. serbia backed the vote, hoping it will smoth their path to the i -- smooth their path to the e.u. membership. in the southern part of the city, an influx of people entered a polling station to vote on who would be the next mayor. >> translation: these elections are important for kosovo. europe is asking for
to erect that statue for eight years. >> allegations against the n.s.a., involving spying an u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon. the "new york times" says talking points for moonwere intercepted prior to a visit with president obama. the disclosure as considered an operational high light in a top-secret report. the white house is not commenting on the article. an end to the surveillance has been ordered. >> murder charges has been made against paul ciancia, the man that opened fire in terminal 3. more details emerged after the shating leaving one t.s.a. dead and others injured. brian rooney has more from lax. >> the suspect paul ciancia is unresponsive and unable to talk, according to the fbi. paul ciancia was wounded in the face by police officers at the end of friday's gun battle inside lax terminal 3. a neat inside paul ciancia's bag gave insight into his frame of mind. >> he made a conscious decision to kill multiple t.s.a. employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter and state that he wanted to "instill fear into their traitorous minds." the fbi says paul ciancia shot t.s.a
to an end. they have made their pleasure known. one by not taking one of the non-permanent seats on the u.n. security council and by deciding not to take part in the certainn diplomatic or military exercises with ou the u.s. this is a chance for the saudis to express their concerns to kerry and also about iran. iran is trying t to assume a greater roll in international politics. >> kerry has to listen to their concerns and try to placate them as best he can. >> pictures of mohammad morsi have come out for the first time since he was do pose deposed. morsi is to stand trial tomorrow for charges of insighting murder and violence. egyptians moved the location of the trial today to avoid a mass rally. >> earlier i spoke to a middle east analyst who said kerry's influence in egypt may be limited. well the road map that was put in place by the transitional government does lead to a democratically elected new government that is expected to happen over the next several months. so as we move along the map, we are headed toward democracy at least electoral democracy. what actually happens in terms of
. in 2012 the united nations human rights committee ruled the conviction of adonis vilated the u.n.'s universal declaration of human lights. filipino journalists still feel the chill. >> i've been sued by a big businessman. a royal, supreme court justice. so libel is really a tool to make you sop writing about them or intimidating journalists so you stop or get scared and stop writing. it used to be in the past that journalists thought if they had a ribel charge, to wearing -- libel charge, to wearing a purple heart. in the past most of the courts, most of them ended favouring journalists. this has changed. in 2013 alone we a 11 journalists facing libel charges. this is a big number for a country that is supposed to have a doctrine of press freedom. >> isn't meant to be this way. in 1986, after 20 years of the authoritarian ferdan danned markos government. the authoritative lid came off. parts of the country boiled over. in the decades since the days of dictatorship, the philippines enjoyed greater freedom. like others suffers from less stability. in the filipino landscape there's
people and make them disappear. >> reporter: the world's largest u.n. peace keeping forces in congo is helping them fight m-23 and we can't stop it in the 14 years it has been here but say they will find out what happened. >> translator: we all know that bodies have been found in that area. the area has been controlled by m-23 for about one year and that it has been taken by the army just a few days ago. on the u.n. side we quickly form a team which is going to investigate and from the results we are going to tell you what has been discovered. >> reporter: they are investigating two but war crimes are common in the conflicts and the full story may never be uncovered, webb in the district of congo. >> reporter: these interest numbers of congo and huge a population of under 68 million people. life expectancy is low. the average life span is only 48 years. it's also a poor country. 87.7% of the population lives below the poverty line. the bodies of two french journalists killed in mali have been repatriated and they were obducted and murdered in saturday in northern mali and bodies
blocked u.n. inspectors from access to two chemical weapons facilities, a setback in an attempt to rid syria of chemical weapons. inspectors did not say whether the syrian rebels or the government was responsible for the delay. negotiations for access are under way. >>> abortion right supporters in texas are celebrating a legal victory after a judge found provisions of the abortion unconstitutional, ruling that the measure restricted a woman's action to abortion clinics. the government will continue efforts. >> penn state university is paying $60 million to 26 young men abused by a lecturure. it comes a little more than a year after jerry sandusky was put in gaol for 45 counts of the child abuse. "consider this" is up next. you gone go to aljazeera.com for the latest news. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. >> share your story on tv and online. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain
cases 12 many are now being investigated. most of those people being tested are babies. last week the u.n. launch add campaign to immunize nearly 2.5 million children against polio and other diseases. with thousands of refugees fleeing every day, they are also stepping up imization efforts in six neighboring countries. a top syrian official was fired today, reports claim that he was let go after meeting with american officials over the weekend in geneva. syria saying the deputy prime minister was let go because he failed to do his job. russia, beginning the symbolic count down today to welcome the world to the 2014 winter olympics. it is now just 100 days until the games kick off in seven hi. david is there where preparations are now in full swing. i think the best way to describe the mood here, is one of high anxiety. top of the list of the worries must be security. there's been a ten year rebellion in the republic in the south by the caspian sea. now they managed to get a bond through in the south of russia. now it is a lot further away from where that fighting is going on. we are prett
was going on in the u.n. and what the ramifications were w. h , he decided no. he headed back to the united nation and threw it in their lap. >> bill, do you think any of these things will stick he has three years left. >> they are republican controversy. and they were trying to get the president involved. ronald reagan had the iran contra. and bill clinton had the lewinsky scandal and he survived and so far obama is surviving too. >> it will be interesting to he 15seewhat the next couple of mos will bring. >> straight ahead we'll hear from the husband of a woman in the central a center of a heartg story that has been a flash point of the suicide debate. >> and fantasy football . the idea of if you should be able to invest in your favorite players. so many money stories sound complicated. but don't worry. i'm here to take the fear out of finance. every night on my show i break down confusing financial speak and make it real. all next week america tonight investigates the campus rape crisis. >> serial rape is the norm on college campuses. >> i know that when i did report, i was blamed. >> th
missiles and counterterrorism support. >> germany and brazil are asking the u.n. to adopt a resolution ending electronic spying. the move comes after the u.s. was accused of spying on the data of those countries. the resolution is expected to be voted on later this month. >> n.s.a. leader edward snowden is speaking up and reaching out. the germans are interested in bringing him to berlin if he tells them about the surveillance of german chancellor angela merkel. >> david chater reports from moscow. >> edward snowden shows every sign of going native. the snapshot showing him enjoying a river cruise in moscow. he held a meeting with an mp from the green party. he said their discussions were revealing. at a press conference the mp said edward snowden would about willing to go germany as a witness to the bugging of angela merkel's phone by the u.s. >> translation: he told me he could imagine coming to germany if it was clear he could remain here in safety. this means granting free passage and asylum. the interior minister could offer this and fulfil the moral obligation to help him. >> it
and toddlers. last week the u.n. launched a campaign to immunize children in syria against polio and other diseases. with thousands fleeing, immunizition efforts are stepped up in neighbouring countries >> members of congress heard evidence from victims of a drone attack. a pakistani grandmother was killed a month ago. relatives shared their loss with u.s. lawmakers. kimberley halket has more on their testimony from capitol hill. >> they travelled more than 11,000km from north waziristan, pakistan to the u.s. congress. the goal - to tell americans what happens when u.s. drones target an innocent family. a year ago zubair rehnan was shot by shrapnel, he was gathering vegetables for a special eade dinner. >> translation: i could see the zone overhead. why would i worry, neither my grandmother nor i were militants. when it fired the ground shook and smoke rose up >> shrapnel hit his sister nabila. she said it was hard to stob the bleeding. she her her grandmother, the village screaming. rafiq ur rehman says the loss of his mother devastated his family. >> translation: no one told me why my
a program that could prevent terrorist attack. >> the u.n. has confirmed a polio outbreak in syria. they are concerned that the disease could spread to a half million children who have never been immunized because of the civil war. at least ten cases have been confirmed so far. and there are another 12 suspected cases. >> israel released 26 palestinian prisoners tonight. the second of four groups to be freed as part of a deal to get the middle east peace talks back on track. many israelis are angry fearing the prisoners will commitment violent acts once they are freed. >> those are the headlines a the that hour. the -- at this hour. america tonight is up next with joie chen. i'm john siegenthaler. i will see you back here at 11:00 eastern time and 8 8:00 pacific. you can always get all of the news at al jazeera go aljazeera. ♪ >> on america tonight, booze and bad behavior, how they play a roll arole as rapists target vi. a startling look at the hook up culture. it documen doesn't matter what . everybody does it. >> also tonight. so sorry. >> this initial experience has not lived
was going on in the u.n. and what the ramifications were w. h, he decided no. he headed back to the united nation and threw it in their lap. >> bill, do you think any of these things will stick he has three years left. >> they are republican controversy. and they were trying to get the president involved. ronald reagan had the iran contra. and bill clinton had the lewinsky scandal and he survived and so far obama is surviving too. >> it will be interesting to he 15seewhat the next couple of mos will bring. >> straight ahead we'll hear from the husband of a woman in the central a center of a heartg story that has been a flash point of the suicide debate. >> and fantasy football. the idea of if you should be able to invest in your favorite players. >> start every morning, every day, 6am to 10 eastern with al jazeera america. (vo) gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. this sunday: it seemed like a normal adoption >> do you think this family has a lot of secrets? >> it's like there's an open book as far as the family goes. >> (son - off screen) i fully believe that i was a
hundreds of millions of users accounts, the head of the nsa said he was unaware of the program. >>> u.n. peace envoy met with syrian president bashar al-assad. he's trying to drum up support for peace talks in geneva. their meeting came as a damascus suburb is under siege by government forces. we have more. >> reporter: this is a rare moment of relief and cooperation between regime forcin forces, rl groups and aid organizations. priorities has been given to the sick, elderly and children. officials say the civilians were taken to temporary shelters. one of the women involved in the cease-fire negotiations said all the parties created well. >> and from the people, from the inhabitants, that they would prefer to go out, because it's not only a matter of eating, but also it's a merit of security. so we began on this basis, and everybody was a part of it. >> the government is eagle for show that they participated and facilitated the withdraw. >> the people now leaving are the last people leaving after the agreement of national security, social affairs and the damascus county governor. >> ot
the opposition. james bays says they are on the way to trying to end the civil war. >> the u.n. special representative lakhdar brahimi meeting with syria's president bashar al-assad - part of efforts to organise a peace conference after more than 2.5 years of bloodshed. his mission is proving difficult. assad's government says it will go to the geneva conference, but behind the scenes it's believed to be setting all sorts of conditions. and the syrian opposition is deeply divided over even whether to attend. >> we don't see anything encouraging, and that would lead us to leave that this is - in fact the other side is serious. you hear from many of our groups statements questioning the process. as we said before, we are committed to any political solution leading to the democratic transition. >> there is a date set for the peace talks - november the 22nd. will they take place? what do you think now are the chances of getting the peace conference under way in november. >> there's only two ways of ending the conflict. one is military victory, and the other is to have a negotiated process
the allegations. a diplomatic push is underway to end the war in syria. a u.n. special representative meets with ser vinnie president in an attempt to get him to participate in peace talks. >>> the red sox
to fight the restrictions. >> the u.n. says the humanitarian crisis in syria is critical. there's 2.2 million refugees and 4 million displaced livings
that the country could be sliding back into a state of civil war. the u.n. just out with figure this is morning in fact for last month, the most of october. 852 iraqi civilians, died in october as a result of this violence. 5,000 according to some estimates have died since april when it spiked upwards, this violence. who is responsible? echoed by the white house put it squarely at the feet of al-qaeda. al-qaeda using areas of syria in its control of a staging ground to execute these attacks into iraq. however, there are many, including that group of senators and many policy experts around town. part of it is sectarian violence of the sort that has plagued iraq, and the senators that i was talking about hold maliki responsible. now maliki is here asking for a couple of things. principally aid in the form of munitions and weapons systems. apache helicopters first and foremost. the president seems disposed to grant that request. this is a two-hour meeting now going on in the west wing. we a may hear from these two leaders, and how they are disposed towards that maliki request, as well as aid and g
on your life. sweden topped the list as the best place to age, according to a u.n. study. afghanistan was the worst. in a 3-part series, jane ferguson begins in kabul, where seniors struggle to survive. >> for the elderly life is the toughest in the world. that's according to a recent survey which tas afghanistan is the worst -- which says that afghanistan is the worst country to grow old in. in kabul it is common to see elderly men working. children don't have enough income to help. >> this is where elderly come to find out how much they'll get in their pension. if they worked to the state for a number of years, they are entitled to cash. they'll come and look at the details on the list. some getting as little as $10. few are lucky enough to get anything from the state. for many here, that simply means a small amount of food. most are like khoda dawd. he is not sure how old he is, perhaps 65. age doesn't matter for him. he must work to survive. it's gruelling labour, chopping wood. he gets less than $2 for chopping half a tonne of logs. >> this is the $0.70 i have made so far. that's
rather take the public beatings than give up a program that could prevent terrorist attack. >> the u.n. has confirmed a polio outbreak in syria. they are concerned that the disease could spread to a half million children who have never been immunized because of the civil war. at least ten cases have been
the n.s.a. this time it involves spying on u.n. secretary ban ki-moon. the "new york times" says the intelligence agencies intercepted talking points prior to moon's visit to president obama last april. the disclosure was considered an operational highlight in a top-secret report. the white house is not commenting on the article. there are reports that the administration ordered an end to surveillance of the organization. >> pakistan is re-evaluating relationships with the u.s. after the drone strike killed a top level ofcial. hakimullah mehsud was buried secretly. pakistan's ministers denounced the killing saying it sabotaged peace talks. >> efforts have been ambushed. it was not a fire from the front. it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> some lawmakers went as farce as to demand u.s. supply lines into afghanistan be stopped. >> authorities filed murder charges against a man they say opened fire inside terminal 3 inside los angeles airport. officials say the shooter ignored ticket and baggage handlers, but was intent on taking out his rage on t.s.a. agents. brian rooney
. if there was a mistake admitting it, it will help the u.s. effort. >> transparency you think will paying a difference. what is the n.s.a. doing. americans should know, people abrode. who are we striking in the drone strikes. americans should know and people overseas. >> a lot of people don't know the scale of the programs. >> thank you for being in. we appreciate it. >> in france, protest in favour of jobs and against taxes continued into the evening. more than 10,000 fill the streets of kampala. facing police using tear gas. government promised tax increases of $4 billion to reduce the deficit. >> several thousands here in brittany in north-west france are furious about the ecotax that the president, francis hollande, wants to introduce. he's already backtracked slightly. he says he'll suspend it for more talks. the people here want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures, mainly in the food processing business. they say they are buying undercut by cheap labour elsewhere in the european union and are particularly angry abo
are gathering outside of the embassy in tehran for death to america rally. n. protesters ] >> 34 years ago today iranian students overran the embassy taking workers hostage. this year's demonstration comes as president rouhani has been making overtures with the u.s. government. now more with al jazeera. >> reporter: thousands of iranians have come out to sport support, and remember the hostage taking and the takeover of the u.s. embassy here in tehran, a very large compound. the crowds stressed all the way past the embassy and probably thousands of people here. now, the sentiments are one of defiance. the people here still see the united states as the great satan, and they do not support the normalization of relations with america. now, it comes amidst of positive diplomatic atmosphere, of course, that phone call between president barack obama and the iranian president rouhani. and now most iranians support normalization relations with the united states, the people here, the thousands of iranians here are still 100% opposed to the united states. >> in the united states the republican party is fi
the u.s. >> reporter: the white house said it was unwilling to talk abou--to--contra-ducts reports n german newspapers that not only did president obama know about the surveillance, he fast tracked any information gleaned from angela merkel's surveillance to the white house. >> the president, i think in all he has said about this issue, not just sense the disclosures, but even before them reflects his commitment to insuring that we do everything we have to do within the law to keep america safe, to keep americans safe, and keep our allies safe, and that we do so in a way that reflects the need to find a balance, and to recognize the sincere security--rather privacy concerns that americans have and others have around the world. >> reporter: for the european delegation that has just arrived in washington this is more than the surveillance of u.s. leaders phones but the surveillance of tens of millions of european. this is how they framed that visit. >> we need to figure out why this mass activities have been happening and in the end we're fighting a battle security and to keep that bal
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